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The '''Royal Academy of Italy''' () was an organization of Italian academians, intellectuals, and cultural figures created on 7 January 1926 by the Italian Fascism|Fascist government of the Kingdom of Italy by a royal decree,See reference . and effectively dissolved in 1943. The declared purpose of the academy was "to promote and coordinate Italian intellectual activity in the sciences, the humanities, and the arts, to preserve the integrity of the national spirit, according to the genius and tradition of the race, and to encourage their diffusion [abroad]".See : an excerpt of the discourse of Benito Mussolini during the debate in the Italian Parliament following the decree of foundation of the academy is reported by , and reads exactly as follows: ''[l’Istituto] (...) dovrà perciò avere un suo compito affatto diverso da quello delle altre Accademie esistenti nel Regno (...)...
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